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September 30, 2004

ANNUAL FESTIVAL IS GUIDING FORCE BEHIND FUTURE LIGHTHOUSE TOURS

Manhattan’s most beloved lighthouse was celebrated recently during the 12 th Annual Little...

March 15, 2004

MEMORIALS, TREES, AND PROSPECT PARK

A year ago, a friend died in a motor scooter accident. His death filled me with an immense...

September 18, 2003

NEW YORKERS CHEER THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSETHAT COULD!

Most people might assume that rain and fog would not be ideal conditions for a celebration....

April 3, 2003

ASK PROFESSOR GINKGO: LIGHTS, WATER, ACTION!

Professor Ginkgo, The Little Red Lighthouse-- why is the light in the lighthouse no...

September 25, 2002

VERY, VERY PROUD

''Once upon a time a little lighthouse was built on a sharp point of the shore by the Hudson...

September 20, 2002

10th ANNUAL LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL

It's that time of year again. The Little Red Lighthouse Festival is being held...

September 17, 2002

UPCOMING EVENTS IN NYC PARKS

Monarch Watch 2002- Thursday, September 19 Time: 11:00 a.m. Place: Belvedere...

July 24, 2002

QUEENSBRIDGE SEAWALL RECEIVES FEDERAL ATTENTION

Throughout the city, Parks owns waterfront properties ranging from piers and docks to marshes...

February 11, 2002

A RING AROUND MANHATTAN

In his State of the City address on January 30, Mayor Bloomberg said, "We must renew our...

April 11, 2001

PARKS RECLAIMS MANHATTAN WATERFRONT PROPERTY

One century ago, railroad tracks traced the western shoreline of Manhattan. Today it is a...

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Portions of Fort Washington Park are closed to reconstruct the park entrance to Fort Washington Park on the south side of Dyckman Street and construct one mile of new greenway for pedestrians, cyclists and public waterfront access and enjoyment along the Hudson River. Construction is being done in an environmentally sensitive manner to maximize preservation of existing trees. Among the amenities the construction will provide are park lighting, new asphalt pavement and sub base, improved drainage, fencing, pruning of existing vegetation and planting of new trees, shrubs and wild flowers.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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